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Microsoft to Hold Windows 10 Consumer Event on January 21 Commented on: 1 week ago (December 12, 2014)

I think it makes too much sense financially to lock down the small tablets to the touch interface/app store. They can't collect $0 on those devices for very long.

Microsoft Offers Incredible Music Promotion Commented on: 3 weeks ago (November 25, 2014)

I'm in the US and I see the same issue. The free albums stay free, but when I go to purchase a $1.99 album like Daft Punk, it comes up $6.50.

Windows Technical Preview Build 9879: The Morning After Commented on: 4 weeks ago (November 17, 2014)

I used windows 8 as a daily driver (a much needed upgrade over an old Vista install) and when I started playing around with VMs, I was shocked at how pristine and uncluttered the 'old' Windows was...

Here is Touch-Optimized Office for Windows Commented on: 6 weeks ago (November 6, 2014)

Just to add to this, the key is that the ios version is getting a lot of attention and has a high cadence for updates. It's clearly the focus point for development.

Saying that the legacy...

Microsoft Launches Office Apps for Android Tablets and iPhone, Updates Office for iPad Commented on: 6 weeks ago (November 6, 2014)

This is surprisingly big news. If they had this ready when they announced the ipad version, I think they would have really made a splash.

I'm curious about the Modern versions for Windows...

OneDrive Data Dump, Part 2: Photos Commented on: 6 weeks ago (November 3, 2014)

I would think that a script would do this. I'm not savvy enough on Windows powershell to write one up, but the most basic way would be to copy a portion of your files into the onedrive folder at...

HP Stream 11 First Impressions Commented on: 7 weeks ago (November 1, 2014)

The recovery partition is inexcusable on a drive of this size. HP needs another solution, and Windows 10 had better work from the cloud. The days of recovery partitions should be over - there...

Microsoft Brings Xbox One Kinect to Windows, Announces New SDK Commented on: 8 weeks ago (October 22, 2014)

Of course this is a good idea, but I've always wanted to see a Windows-specific Kinect, built more like the LeapPad, that is near field focused and with some integration for Windows 8 touch that...

Office Sway Preview Commented on: 10 weeks ago (October 8, 2014)

I think it just takes time to port. It does for every other mobile developer, after all.

Microsoft Announces Yet Another Miracast Adapter Commented on: 12 weeks ago (September 23, 2014)

Well, they really need an xbox .. box to do smartglass broadly. A cheap box like roku or appletv. xbox 360 and xbox one are supposed to be their media solutions, but they're really too much...

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